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College Algebra : A Graphing Approach

College Algebra : A Graphing Approach - 96 edition

College Algebra : A Graphing Approach - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780133815672

ISBN10: 0133815676

College Algebra : A Graphing Approach by Dale E. Varberg - ISBN 9780133815672
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1996
International: No
College Algebra : A Graphing Approach by Dale E. Varberg - ISBN 9780133815672

ISBN13: 9780133815672

ISBN10: 0133815676

Edition: 96

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(NOTE: A Review Problem Set concludes each chapter.)


1. Numbers, Calculations and Basic Algebra.

The Integers and the Rational Numbers. Real Numbers and their Properties. Order and Averages. Exponents and their Properties. Polynomials and their Factors. Rational Expressions. The Complex Numbers.

2. Equations and Inequalities.

Solving Equations Algebraically. Equations and Applications. Displaying Equations Geometrically. Graphs with Graphics Calculators. Inequalities and Absolute Values. Lines. Some Important Quadratic Curves. Linear Regression.

3. Functions and Their Graphs.

The Function Concept. Linear Functions. Quadratic Functions. More on Graphics Calculators. Polynomial Functions. Rational Functions. Combinations of Functions. Inverse Functions. Special Functions.

4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.

Exponential Functions. Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions. Scientific Applications. Business Applications. Nonlinear Regression.

5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities.

Equivalent Systems of Equations. Solving Systems Using Matrices. The Algebra of Matrices. Inverses of Matrices. Determinants. Systems of Inequalities.

6. Sequences, Counting and Probability.

Arithmetic Sequences and Sums. Geometric Sequences and Sums. General Sequences and Programming. Mathematical Induction. The Binomial Formula. Counting Ordered Arrangements. Counting Unordered Collections. Introduction to Probablility. Independence in Probability Problems.


Answers to Selected Problems.
Index.

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